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Posts by: Kim Riddlebarger

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The New Heavens and Earth
Kim Riddlebarger

When people speak of heaven, they often use images of their favorite places (i.e., the beach, or Yosemite), or they describe some sort of disembodied existence where their immortal soul will finally be set free from the limitations imposed upon it by the human body.

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Second Coming
Kim Riddlebarger

The biblical account of the redemption of our fallen race takes many twists and turns throughout the course of redemptive history.  But the story comes to a glorious resolution when we come to the final chapter of the story.

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Lord’s Supper
Kim Riddlebarger

The Reformed understanding of the Lord’s Supper is grounded in an important distinction between the sign and seal (bread and wine), the thing signified (forgiveness through his blood, the “blood of the covenant”), and a sacramental union between the two (our Lord’s words “this is my body”).

Basics of the Reformed Faith: Baptism
Kim Riddlebarger

Before our Lord Jesus ascended into heaven, he left his disciples with the following command: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Sacraments
Kim Riddlebarger

Although any discussion of the role of the sacraments in the Christian life seems too “catholic” for many evangelical Christians, the sacraments do play a very important role throughout the New Testament.